List Nobel Prize Winner: Roger Martin Du Gard

List Nobel Prize Winner: Roger Martin du Gard, recipient in 1937 for Literature, was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Roger Martin du Gard, recipient of the 1937 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. His father was a lawyer. He was educated at the Ecole des Chartres where he studied paleography. He served in the French Army during World War I.

He achieved literary success with the novel JEAN BAROIS, which was published in 1913. His best known work is an eight part novel cycle published between 1922 and 1940 collectively entitled LES THIBAULT.

Roger Martin du Gard died in Belleme, France in 1958.

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1881 He was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

1905 He received his diploma from the Ecole des Chartres.

1909 L'ABBAEY DE JUMIEGES ETUDE ARCHEOLOGIQUE DES RUINES

1910 L'UNE DE NOUS

1913 JEAN BAROIS

1914 LE TESTAMENT DU PERE LELEU (OLD LELEU'S WILL)

1922 LE CAHIER GRIS; LE PENITENCIER

1923 LA BELLE SAISON

1928 LA CONSULTATION; LA SORELLINA; LA GONFLE (THE SWELLING)

1929 LA MORT DU PERE

1931 CONFIDENCE AFRICAINE (AFRICAN SECRET); UN TACITURNE (THE SILENT MAN)



1933 VIELLE FRANCE (THE POSTMAN)

1937 He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

1939 L'ETE 1914

1940 EPILOGUE

1941 LE JOURNAL DU COLONEL DE MAUMORT (THE MEMOIRS OF COLONEL MAUMORT)

1951 NOTER SUR ANDRE GIDE (RECOLLECTIONS OF ANDRE GIDE)

1955 SOUVENIRS AUTOBIOGRAPHIQUES ET LITTERAIRES; OEUVRES COMPLETES

1958 He died in Belleme, France. (August 22)

1968 CORRESPONDANCE

1980 CORRESPONDENCE GENERALE

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